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Average Player Score Based on 2203 ratings
9.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 2203 ratings
  1. 10 (1444)
  2. 9 (552)
  3. 8 (119)
  4. 7 (23)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (41)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:10

    Best space fighter/shooter game ever, period.

    Gameplay: Even better than the first, better story, faster, and more twists than ever. The game once again puts you in the seat of a space fighter but this time you're not battling Vasudans, you're battling the Neo-Terra... Read Full Review

    8 of 8 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about FreeSpace 2

  • Review Score:9.6

    WIth Open Freespace2 this game is great even by todays standards.

    I recently grabbed the Open Freespace game since its free now and it is hard to explain just how much work went into this. Fully redone graphics including AA and new textures along with improved resolution . You can ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    I cannot say this enough, FS2 is one of those great games, this game is the jewel among the space genre, and the release of the source code, with the acompanying community project is amazing. the graphics hold up to t... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    While this game may be ancient history to some, this masterpiece shall be preserved thanks to the Source Code Project.

    Wow...just wow. I managed to find a place to download Freespace 2. I loved this game when I played it several years ago and I was so overwhelmed when I found out that a bunch of modders have updated the graphics in what ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    This game came out 1999, I still play it!

    This game is still one of the best dog fighting games to date. It is an instant classic, I've grown up playing the entire Descent series by Interplay and this one is probably the best out of all of them. I still will pla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.9

    It kept the elements that made the original great and added on to them

    First off this game is the best game i've seen in years. It has the right amount of difficulty and is like the first keyboard friendly. This may be a sequel but it beats the first game. The gamesplay is much improved fro... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Why bother trying to see if the game is good. THE GAME IS A MUST BUY.

    The game is just an The tutorial is just great, where all the basic controls are taught, with both text and audio, then you get a hands-on approach. The tutorials last---say 10 minutes. The first missions are pretty ba... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    Space may be free , but it's also very dangerous!!

    I think Freespace 2 is definetely one of the best spacesims I've ever played. This game has almost everything what a real spacesim require: huge dreadnoughts and very lethal weapons( like infamous bean cannons and flak t... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Wow, I am speechless.

    Literally. If you haven't played it, your life is worth considerably less. Greatest game ever? Possibly. Greatest space sim? Bring it on. Now... to fulfil the 100 word minimum rule, I will further elucidate the extent... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    One of the best games ever made.

    I have played this game through several times and still love it. It has a perfect balance of gameplay, visuals (still good even now), enveloping sound and a very epic and memorable storyline. Any fan would want the se... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    A must Own. Possibly the best space sim ever!!

    Freespace 2 surpasses its predecessor and is simply amazing. My only complaint about the game is that my wingmen were too good sometimes, and took out some targets I was looking forward to eliminating. This is my only ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful